Erianthus giganteus (Walter) Palisot de Beauvois. Phen: Sep-Dec. Hab: Marshes, roadbanks, lake and pond margins, cypress ponds, wet pine flatwoods, ditches. Dist: NY south to FL, west to se. TX and AR, mainly Coastal Plain, but with an extensive distribution inland as well.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = C, G, GW1, HC, Il, Mo1, NcTx, RAB, Tx, W; = Erianthus saccharoides Michx. – S; = Saccharum giganteum (Walter) Pers. – Ar, ETx1, FlGr, FlGr, FNA25, K3, K4, Pa, Tn, Va, WH3, Webster & Shaw (1995); > Erianthus giganteus (Walter) P.Beauv. var. compactus (Nash) Fernald – F; > Erianthus giganteus (Walter) P.Beauv. var. giganteus – F